The inaugural Hay Festival Abu Dhabi has unveiled its programme for next month featuring the likes of Booker-winner Bernardine Evaristo and Baillie Gifford Prize-winner Hallie... Read more
Margaret Atwood’s literary agent Karolina Sutton of Curtis Brown has revealed how the agency was besieged by a “carefully orchestrated” campaign by cyber criminals attempting... Read more
Four publishing industry figures pay tribute to and share their recollections of acclaimed author and the first African-American Nobel Laureate, Toni Morrison.
Hay Festival has unveiled a major rebrand ahead of this year’s festival, as director Peter Florence hints the 2019 line-up will have a European feel. ... Read more
The 2019 Man Booker Prize for Fiction judges have been announced, with book trade heavyweights Peter Florence and Liz Calder on the panel.
Directors of arts festivals around the UK have asked the government to improve the visa system, warning that artists are now reluctant to accept invitations... Read more
Bestselling author Marian Keyes has reportedly accused the Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize of sexism after failing to make the shortlist.
Hay Festival has appointed Jonathan Godfrey OBE, former principal of Hereford Sixth Form College, to its board of directors.
This week, Shirley Hughes and HRH the Duchess of Cornwall celebrated big birthdays while over 50 PRH employees marched for Pride.
Peter Florence—director of the Hay Festival—talks about its 30th anniversary and what lies ahead for one of the key events in the literary calendar.... Read more